NAGARA 2017 Recap and Vlog

Admittedly, I wasn’t initially excited about attending the annual National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) conference in Boise, ID. That’s partially because attending conferences requires a lot of energy, and I had only been to one NAGARA conference before which was in my own backyard here in Austin. The destination for this…

A Day in the SLRM Life

Welcome to a new series that we (myself in particular) hope to continue throughout the year in between more serious posts about hot topics like records management policies for e-records and security breaches. A glimpse into a day in the life of a State and Local Records Management (SLRM) team member. It has probably crossed…

Welcome Ben and Gina

The SLRM Records Management Assistance team has welcomed two new analysts,¬†Benjamin Barlow and Gina Cervantes, to the team. They actually joined us at the beginning of the year, so you may have already met them if you are in the West or South Texas regions. Ben and Gina bring a lot of records and information…

Mid-Summer Update

Long time, no see! We haven’t been posting much in the last few weeks, but that’s not because we’ve all been vacationing in the Caribbean. Well, one of us did, and besides Disneyworld in 1986, this was my first real vacation and it was awesome. Anyway, all of us in the RMA unit have been…

Mr. Right, Mr. Ralph Wright

Ralph Wright started working at the SRC when Ronald Reagan just began the first term of his presidency. The Empire Strikes Back was the big Star Wars film du jour of the day and Disco was seemingly here forever. ¬†Any of you who have called our circulation desk has likely interacted with Mr. Ralph Wright.…

Welcome Emma Martin

We’re happy to report that our team roster is full again with the introduction of our newest analyst Emma Martin. Originally from the “Windy City”, she traveled south in favor of the hot, humid “Live Music Capital” where she enjoys tacos and hot dogs as much as any native Texan. Emma will be consulting for…

Welcome Joshua Clark and Megan Carey

We’re excited to introduce the newest SLRM team members! Joshua Clark and Megan Carey have brought a lot of curiosity and enthusiasm to their new positions as Government Information Analysts. Joshua will be consulting for the East Texas region and Megan will consult for the West Texas region.

Julie

Welcome Julie Wagner

Our newest team member, Julie, is enjoying her first month in SLRM and she’s off to a running start. She didn’t have to travel far to move into her new workspace as a former library assistant on the first floor here at the state library. Julie will be consulting for the South Texas region, so…